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Related to writer's cramp: writer's block
n. pl. writers' cramps
A cramp or spasm of the muscles of the fingers, hand, and forearm during writing.
(Pathology) a muscular spasm or temporary paralysis of the muscles of the thumb and first two fingers caused by prolonged writing
spasmodic, painful contractions of the muscles of the hand and forearm from constant writing.